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    [Engine] I can't find anything on the thermostat open...

    I can't find anything on the thermostat open temp, but saw the otterstat listed at 210/206 on and 190/195 off. From what I read thermostat is 180, I did see one that was 195on and 185 off
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    [Engine] Finding alternative to otterstat

    Has anyone replaced their otterstat with an alternative? After finding out how many of them simply don't work, I've been thinking of having a 3/8" npt adapter welded into the hole for the stock...
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    [General] Changed out the idler pulley bearing at work over...

    Changed out the idler pulley bearing at work over lunch. The contractor that I tried to borrow tools from inexplicably and very conveniently had circlip pliers in their toolbox even though they're...
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    Time to post some pictures now that Im done and...

    Time to post some pictures now that Im done and back at my place.

    One of the AC condenser studs sheared off so I had to drill a new one in place. I used one of the old parts and clamped it on with...
  5. [For Sale] I'd be interested in the crossover pipe if you...

    I'd be interested in the crossover pipe if you can pressure test it for leaks
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    I was on the phone with Geico and when I told her...

    I was on the phone with Geico and when I told her I had a delorean she said "what's that?" I still get shocked when people have never heard of the car. She had seen bttf though.
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    [General] Got fooled into thinking draining coolant out of...

    Got fooled into thinking draining coolant out of the engine was an easy job. My dad's garage and I won't be freezing anytime soon. Also realized I had rented the wrong torque wrench and had to...
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    I use the car as a daily driver and don't have a...

    I use the car as a daily driver and don't have a garage so collector insurance is out for me.
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    After a year, it's back on ...

    After a year, it's back on

    http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a353/mr_maxime/Delorean/20170317_232817_zpshevnq8yd.jpg
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    Just called geico and they gave me a much cheaper...

    Just called geico and they gave me a much cheaper quote but then said they actually couldn't write a policy for a 1982 vehicle valued at $30k.
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    [General] Got my new radiator in, searched around some...

    Got my new radiator in, searched around some stores for stainless hardware for it then noticed it was in another bag. I got it fitted and tested the fans. I'll post pictures in my other thread.
  12. [General] I saw a recent one filmed in Atlanta not too long...

    I saw a recent one filmed in Atlanta not too long ago. I wish I had know about it. Also wish I could have made the Jekyll island one.
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    That'd be a lot easier had I remember to bring my...

    That'd be a lot easier had I remember to bring my Dremel lol.

    Anyways did a little clean up since I was in there, plus I'm sick of getting so much grease all over myself....
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    Yep those brackets. The stud sheared off of one...

    Yep those brackets. The stud sheared off of one them. I soaked it in pb blaster and still broke it.
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    Got the wiring prepared for the fans. I used some...

    Got the wiring prepared for the fans. I used some weatherproof connectors from McMaster. I couldn't figure out whether I need to keep the smaller gauge wires with the new fans but I kept them...
  16. Thanks guys but I just went ahead with some black...

    Thanks guys but I just went ahead with some black Rust-Oleum lol
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    Radiator is out and I didn't damage the condenser...

    Radiator is out and I didn't damage the condenser other than breaking off a stud. I sprayed a decent amount of pb blaster on it but it's hard to tell when rust is breaking loose or the stud is at...
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    I was referring to then saying "I know better" in...

    I was referring to then saying "I know better" in response to David's comment about always following up with a phone call. Just pointing out jimjam seemed to be aware that they should have done that....
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    Seems like jimjam is just as upset for not...

    Seems like jimjam is just as upset for not remembering to call them up immediately.
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    [Engine] I read another thread where Dave from dmcmw said...

    I read another thread where Dave from dmcmw said to rotate the whole assembly sideways and remove radiator from the condenser. I'm going to do my best to not mess with the AC since that is working,...
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    [Engine] That's a very good point. I think my accords...

    That's a very good point. I think my accords radiator separated in the same "area" where the plastic connects to the metal. That was a *much* easier and cheaper replacement though lol
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    [Engine] I already ordered a new dmceu unit and the 2...

    I already ordered a new dmceu unit and the 2 hoses that connect to the radiator. I simply cut those off and drained from there. It's kind of really shitty that if you have to do a front end recall...
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    [Engine] It's what I'm going to go with. I was offered one...

    It's what I'm going to go with. I was offered one shortly after posting this thread and it's cheaper than the alternatives right now.
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    [Engine] Well shit. I turned it more and it gushed out...

    Well shit. I turned it more and it gushed out fluid. It's still dripping even after taking the bolt off. Looks like i definitely need a new one now.
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    I don't really know how much tension it's under....

    I don't really know how much tension it's under. I lifted the jack just high enough to cup the sway bar. Id just get an extra jack for things like this. It's also nice for getting some extra torque...
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